Accident description
Last updated: 19 April 2014
Status:
Date:Saturday 10 January 1987
Type:McDonnell Douglas DC-10-30
Operator:Nigeria Airways
Registration: 5N-ANR
C/n / msn: 46968/243
First flight: 1977
Engines: 3 General Electric CF6-50C
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 9
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 9
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Ilorin Airport (ILR) (   Nigeria) show on map
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Ilorin Airport (ILR/DNIL), Nigeria
Destination airport:Ilorin Airport (ILR/DNIL), Nigeria
Narrative:
The aircraft overshot the runway while practicing touch-and-goes and caught fire.

Sources:
» Aviation Letter 243


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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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